Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Discover Dartmoor in just a few days with a holiday property perfect for a short break.Read more

A few days amongst the wilds of Dartmoor will revive your senses, blow away the cobwebs and generally make you feel better. Especially when you have the luxury of a holiday cottage to return to at the end of the day. Cosy up in accommodation that meets your every need on a short break to remember.

 

Spring and Autumn Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Spring like a lamb over the moorlands in the sunny off peak seasons. Dartmoor is great walking country and the weather in Spring and Autumn is much more reliable and pleasant. Not too hot, not too cool, you can bring your pooch and stay at a dog-friendly holiday cottage and make the most of the great outdoors with a short break weekend stay.

 

Summer Short Breaks on Dartmoor

Dartmoor is a sensation in summer and a few days away lets you stride out and discover a beautiful landscape of greenery and panoramic views. Stop off at watering holes along the way and collapse back in the luxury of your holiday cottage after a long day's exploring in the sunshine.

 

Christmas Short Breaks in Dartmoor

Hunker down in a cosy cottage on Dartmoor for a magical Christmas like something out of the movies. Gather loved ones together in a rural retreat and enjoy festivities out on the moors for a few days away. 

 

New Year Short Breaks in Dartmoor

Have a few days away in the middle of nowhere and celebrate New Year on Dartmoor. Bring a friend or bring a few for a short break filled with fun and celebrations in the perfect holiday property.

 

Winter Short Breaks in Dartmoor 

Warm yourself up this winter by striding out over the moors, wrapped up against the winds as you stand atop a tor and survey the frosty panorama. A winter short break on Dartmoor is all about that cosy toes feeling in front of the fire so pick a perfect property complete with open fire and Aga to dry out socks and damp dogs too.

 

We have 32 holiday cottages on Dartmoor perfect for a few days' respite.

We have 32 self-catering cottages in Dartmoor available for a Short Break

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £382

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


This pretty little terraced cottage is an ideal Dartmoor retreat in the peaceful village of Walkhampton, just a short drive from the busy market town of Tavistock and within almost...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £382

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £392

3 bedroom self catering cottage in Buckfastleigh, Dartmoor.


An old weaver's cottage, dating back to early 1703 and Grade II Listed, Atlas Cottage is lovely and has low lintels and exposed beams as well as the original twisting wooden stairc...

  • Sleeps 5 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £392

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £399

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


The Cob, the largest of the three cottages, has slate flagstones in the hallway and wooden floors in the sitting-room and dining-room, with a wood-burner providing cosy warmth. The...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £399

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £401

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage, Lifton, Dartmoor.


Set in a tranquil location, Leat Mill Cottage is spacious and comfortable, with some lovely original features. Birdsong may well be your lasting memory from your stay here, as the ...

  • Sleeps 3 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Sun

7 nights from £401

Need more time? Reserve any cottage for up to 24 hours before booking.

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £413

2 bedroom, dog friendly self catering cottage, Haytor, Dartmoor.


The pretty village of Haytor Vale is tucked down a narrow lane below the well-known Dartmoor landmark of Haytor Rocks. Beam Ends is at the end of a terrace of stone cottages, a sho...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £413

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

4 bedroom self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestled in the picture perfect village of Ilsington on the eastern edge of Dartmoor, The Old Post Office is perfectly located and exceptionally furnished making this cottage a real...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £428

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £435

1 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


The 'wow' factor can be an over-used term – but not in this instance. Found in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a mile from Dartmoor, The Hay Barn is really special. With its...

  • Sleeps 2 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £435

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £438

2 bedroom, rural self catering cottage near Bovey Tracey, Dartmoor.


Nestling in a secluded valley in Dartmoor National Park this semi-detached cottage, built in the early 1800s, boasts a beautiful location surrounded by almost two acres of the most...

  • Sleeps 4
  • Regret no pets
  • Changeover Sat

7 nights from £438

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £466

3 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Newton Abbot, Dartmoor.


This charming Grade II Listed building is both characterful and welcoming, nestled in the heart of one of Dartmoor's most popular villages, Widecombe-in-the-Moor. This gorgeous cot...

  • Sleeps 6 + cot
  • Dogs welcome
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £466

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £493

2 bedroom, dog friendly holiday cottage near Tavistock, Dartmoor.


Lena is just beautiful with a cosy sitting/dining-room, a wood-burner and under-floor heating which keeps the slate floors downstairs warm underfoot. A modern well-equipped kitchen...

  • Sleeps 4 + cot
  • Dogs welcome (1 only)
  • Changeover Fri

7 nights from £493

Readymade beds and fluffy towels; this simple but appreciated welcome is standard with us.

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